Lehigh 91, Marist 78

Published Dec. 10, 2010 10:29 p.m. ET

C.J. McCollom scored 35 points to lead Lehigh to a 91-78 win over Marist on Friday night.

The Mountain Hawks (5-5) trailed 72-71 with 6:34 left to play but finished the game on a 20-6 run, holding Marist to 3-of-10 shooting from the floor over the final six minutes.

A 3-pointer from Anthony D'Orazio gave Lehigh a 74-72 lead with 6:16 remaining and sparked the run that saw the Mountain Hawks shoot 9 of 11 from the free-throw line and 4 for 6 from the floor.

The Red Foxes (2-8) led 39-38 at halftime and by as many as eight, 19-11, with 10:40 left in the opening half, but were unable to earn their first nonconference win of the season.

R.J. Hall scored 18 points, Menelik Watson added 14 and Korey Bauer came off the bench to score 10 and grab 10 rebounds.

Holden Greiner scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for the Mountain Hawks, while Gabe Knutson added 15 points.